Three Professors Win NEH Awards

Susan Guibert | Mar. 11, 2013 | Notre Dame News

Notre Dame professors and NEH award winners (l-r) Deborah Tor, Stephen Dumont, and Sandra Gustafson

Three University of Notre Dame professors have been awarded National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) fellowships for 2012-13, bringing Notre Dame’s total number of NEH grants to 49 since 1999, more than any other university in the country.

This year’s NEH fellowship recipients from Notre Dame’s College of Arts and Letters are:

  • Stephen Dumont, professor of philosophy, for “The Two Affections of Will: From Anselm of Canterbury (d. 1109) to John Duns Scotus (d. 1308).”
  • Sandra Gustafson, professor of English and concurrent professor of American Studies, for “Conflict and Democracy in Classic American Fiction.”
  • Deborah Tor, assistant professor of history, for “The Great Seljuq Sultanate and the Formation of Islamic Civilization, 1040-1194.”

Read more at Notre Dame News

 by Daily Domer Staff

Posted In: Features